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The Forbidden Dance (1990)

PG-13
97 min | Drama, Romance

A princess in the Amazon rain forest tries to fight a conglomerate threatening the forests by going to Los Angeles. There she links up with a rich kid who tells her that she must get on TV to succeed with her mission. The two come up with ...See moreA princess in the Amazon rain forest tries to fight a conglomerate threatening the forests by going to Los Angeles. There she links up with a rich kid who tells her that she must get on TV to succeed with her mission. The two come up with the idea of winning a lambada dance contest that is getting TV attention. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Menahem Golan (story) | Roy Langsdon (screenplay) | John Platt (screenplay)
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$ 1,823,154
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Release date
Mar 16, 1990 (United States)

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Laura Harring
Nisa (as Laura Herring) Nisa (as Laura Herring)   See fewer
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Jeff James
Jason Jason   See fewer
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Ángela Moya
Carmen (as Angela Moya) Carmen (as Angela Moya)   See fewer
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Richard Lynch
Benjamin Maxwell Benjamin Maxwell   See fewer
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Shannon Farnon
Katherine Anderson Katherine Anderson   See fewer
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Linden Chiles
Bradley Anderson Bradley Anderson   See fewer
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Ruben Moreno
The King The King   See fewer
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Gene Mitchell
Cutter Cutter   See fewer
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Steven Williams
Weed (as Steven Lloyd Williams) Weed (as Steven Lloyd Williams)   See fewer
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Pilar Del Rey
The Queen The Queen   See fewer
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Robert Apisa
Security Guard #2 Security Guard #2   See fewer
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Gregory Niebel
Jail Cop #1 (as Greg Niebel) Jail Cop #1 (as Greg Niebel)   See fewer
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Kenny Scott Carrie
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John Rice
Mr. Gaines Mr. Gaines   See fewer
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Danny Blume
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Bongo Eddie
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Carol Coleman
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Kid Creole
Kid Creole (as August Darnell) Kid Creole (as August Darnell)   See fewer
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Cory Daye
Vocalist Vocalist   See fewer
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Ken Fradley
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Javier Garcia
Dancer Dancer   See fewer
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Eugene Grey
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Taryn Hagey
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
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Adriana Kaegi
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
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Charlie Lagond
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Lee Robertson
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Kelly C. Ryan
LAMBADA Dancer LAMBADA Dancer   See fewer
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Peter Schott
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Dave Span
The Band The Band   See fewer
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Janique Svedberg
Coconut Coconut   See fewer
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Johnny Mask
Mickey's Dancing Patron (uncredited) Mickey's Dancing Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas M. Nelson
Lambada Dancer (uncredited) Lambada Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Saxton
Dance patron (uncredited) Dance patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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3.5 / 10 | 1,394 votes